Current Belmont graduate student Wiley Barnard has been named executive director of the Alabama Music Hall of Fame (www.alamhof.org). Starting August 1, 2011, he will oversee operations of the museum, strengthen relations with its inductees and work with state and local officials in promoting the Alabama Music Hall of Fame. Barnard will earn a master’s degree in Nonprofit Leadership in the spring of 2012 from Belmont University.
The Alabama Music Hall of Fame’s mission is to recognize and honor musicians, primarily natives of Alabama, whose artistry has earned acclaim throughout the United States. Located in Tuscumbia, it also exists to encourage, enhance and reward the educational growth of musicians, both young and old.